My 10th (!!) Renfrew, what can I say? : ) I wear one of these tops almost everyday. For this version, I scooped out the neckline a bit and cropped the 3/4 length sleeves to sit right above the e…
Thanks Ellen! :)
Thanks so much! The peachy-pink is so cheerful.
Thanks! I’m a sucker for polka dots. :)
My second Archer, this time in cheery spring colors. : ) I had such a great time sewing this shirt, really taking my time with each step to make sure everything came out as well as I could make i…
Thanks Denise! :)
Thanks so much! The contrast waistband is a nice touch in the pattern.
Thanks! I love that the contrast waistband is built right into the pattern. No worries about fi…
Thanks! I just love that turquoise dress – the color is eye-catching.
Thank you! The full lining makes such a big difference in how the dress feels.
Thanks so much!
Thanks! I do love polka dots. :)
Thanks! It took a few muslins to get the fit right, but totally worth the effort.
Thanks so much! I love bright yellow with black/white/gray.
Thanks! Yeah, isn’t this an interesting print? It’s different but not too crazy.
This is my third version of Butterick 5353, this time in a late 60s inspired Alexander Henry print. Love that cat eye and huge mustache! It reminds me of one of my favorite Beatles songs, "Within…
My first Archer! The fabric is a lovely chambray Oxford shirting, and the contrast pocket is a quilting-weight Liberty print. I made lots of little modifications to the pattern to get it to fit m…
Thanks Ellen! Yeah, these tops are great for layering and everyday wear.
Thanks! They were easier to attach than I expected. : )
A simple infinity scarf made from 3/4 yard of cotton voile in a lovely floral print. Easy to make, and great for keeping out the chilly weather! I want to make like 10 more of these. : )
Another Renfrew to add to my everyday wardrobe. Can’t believe I’ve made 9 of these! This one features luscious bamboo/organic cotton jersey in a saturated teal with a great drape. It’s super com…
A simple, casual, fully lined skirt that I can wear to work with tights. Here’s to casual separates for my everyday wardrobe! : )
Pattern is Simplicity 1717, View C, Size 12, with “slim” back …
Thanks so much! The buttonholes were a piece of cake – I just used the automatic buttonhole on m…
WOW, I absolutely love it!
Thank you so much!
I almost can’t believe I’ve made 8 Renfrews, but there you go! This latest top is made from a leopard print jersey that I ordered online from Mood a few months ago. I’m not crazy about the fabric…
My second Colette Beignet, this time in a rich caramel twill with teal Bemberg rayon lining. I really love this pattern, and I feel so confident and put-together wearing these skirts. Plus they’r…
Oh, good idea, thanks! Something to break it up a bit.
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